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BREAKING NEWS CLIP TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT
ANCHOR SUPERS TZ4 A FUGITIVE BANKER-VO-WIPE
HEADLINES------------- TZ4 B CHILD SEX STING-VOTOPS-WIPE
HL1) CHILD SEX STING-VO-WIPE TZ4C DOCTORS APP-VOTOPS
HL2) LIGHTNING VICTIM SPEAKING-VO-WIPE CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX
HL3) SPENDING MORE MONEY ON FOOD-VOTOPS NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP
WX HL-WX WALL NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS
NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPS
EBOLA 2ND US PATIENT-2 SH POP VO TS1) BODY FOUND NEAR I75-BNC OC VO
EBOLA 2ND US PATIENT-PKG TS2) DAYS INN HOMICIDE-(2SS)-VO
DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP TS3) LIGHTNING VICTIM SPEAKING-BNC OC VO
BODY FOUND NEAR I75-VO DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP
DAYS INN HOMICIDE-(2SS) -VO FUGITIVE BANKER-TC MON
FM ROBBERY-OTS VO FUGITIVE BANKER-PKG
NAPLES CAR SUBMERGED-OC-SS-VO NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP
NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP SPURS FEMALE ASSISTANT COACH-VO
LIGHTNING VICTIM SPEAKING-OC-SS-OC CA: AIRLINE STOWAWAY WOMAN W NO TIX ON FLIGHT -VO
MISSOURI EXECUTION-OC CA: AIRLINE STOWAWAY WOMAN W NO TIX ON FLIGHT-SOT
DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP FL STOLEN LUGGAGE SCAM-TRX-VOTOPS
CEASE FIRE IN GAZA HOLDS FOR SECOND DAY -VO CHILD SEX STING-VO
US GENERAL KILLED-VO CHILD SEX STING-SOTVO
BERGDAHL MEETING-VO NY BUS CRASH IN TIMES SQUARE-VO
SGT WILSON 1 YEAR-TC MON VO FL SHARK BITE-OC-SOTVO
VOTE 2014 OPEN-CLIP DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP
CRIST ANNOUNCEMENT-VO DOCTORS APP-2 SHOT
GAY MARRIAGE CASES IN 4 STATES-OTS VO DOCTORS APP-PKG
NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP TATTOO BEAUTY CONTEST-TRX SOTVO
RUSSIAN HACKERS STEAL 1.2B PASSWORDS-VO TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT
FILE: NEW LEAKER EXPOSING US GOV'T SPYING SECRETS? TZ5 A KID SENSATION-SOTVO
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT TZ5 B MCDONALD'S 60 SECOND GUARANTEE-VOTOPS
TZ1 A LEBRON JAMES SECRET TO LOSING WEIGHT-VO WEATHER TEASE-WX ID
TZ1 B CAPE BREWERIES-VOTOPS KID SENSATION-2-SHOT
WEATHER TEASE-WX ID KID SENSATION-PKG
LEBRON JAMES SECRET TO LOSING WEIGHT-2-SHOT ALLYSON WXRATE OPEN-CLIP
LEBRON JAMES SECRET TO LOSING WEIGHT-PKG CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST
TEASE TWO-2-SHOT FORECAST-WX WALL
TZ2 A COLLIER EXTRA HOUR-VO DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP
TZ2 B PICKING CARS FOR TEENS-SOT TEASE SPENDING MORE MONEY ON FOOD-2-SH
PICKING CARS FOR TEENS-2 SH POP VO SPENDING MORE MONEY ON FOOD-PKG
PICKING CARS FOR TEENS-TX-LOOK LIVE PKG NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP
ALLYSON WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP MCDONALD'S 60 SECOND GUARANTEE-VO
CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST SKINNY GAP MODEL-VO
FORECAST-WXWALL TEASE SIX-2-SHOT
NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP TZ6 A SPRINT AND TMOBILE MERGER-VO
COLLIER EXTRA HOUR-OTS TZ6 B COMCAST INTERNET-VO
DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL
CAPE BREWERIES-TC MON VO APPLE AND SAMSUNG TRUCE-VO
CAPE BREWERIES-SOTVO SPRINT AND TMOBILE MERGER-VO
NORMAN LOVE EXPANSION-VO COMCAST INTERNET-VO
FM MIDTOWN STUDY-VO STUBHUB MUSIC APP TAKES ON LIVE NATION-TRX-VOTOPS
CAPE BRIDGE WORK-OC-SS-VO TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS
CAPE BANNERS FOR VETS-TRX-VOTOPS TS1) BODY FOUND NEAR I75-VOTOPS
PARATRANSIT IN LEE COUNTY-VO TS2) DAYS INN HOMICIDE-(2SS)-VO
TEASE THREE-2-SHOT TS3) LIGHTNING VICTIM SPEAKING-SS
TZ3 A HEALTH MINUTE: BACK TO SCHOOL CHECK UPS-VO-W TS4) REGULAR LOBSTER SEASON-VOTOPS
HEALTH MINUTE: BACK TO SCHOOL CHECK UPS-2 SH PUSH FINAL WEATHER-WX GFX
HEALTH MINUTE: BACK TO SCHOOL CHECK UPS-PKG CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI
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BREAKING NEWS CLIP


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ANCHOR SUPERS


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HEADLINES-------------


PARENTS.THE POLICE ARE CRACKING DOWN ON SEX OFFENDERS.

WHERE A MAJOR SWEEP BUSTED A LOCAL MAN

ACCUSED OF GOING AFTER A CHILD

ABC 7 WAITING TO TALK TO A VICTIM OF THAT LIGHTENING STRIKE ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

DOCTORS ARE CALLING HIS RECOVERY MIRACULOUS.

AN UPDATE ON HIS PROGRESS

AND ARE YOU BEING TRICKED EVERY TIME YOU EAT OUT?

THE MENU PSYCHOLOGY THAT GETS YOU TO ADD ONTO THAT ORDER

WE'RE SPILLING THE BEANS TO SAVE YOU CASH Return to index of stories...


HL1) CHILD SEX STING-VO-WIPE


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HL2) LIGHTNING VICTIM SPEAKING-VO-WIPE


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HL3) SPENDING MORE MONEY ON FOOD-VOTOPS


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WX HL-WX WALL


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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EBOLA 2ND US PATIENT-2 SH POP VO


NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING ABOUT THE SECOND AMERICAN AID WORKER BEING TREATED FOR EBOLA.

NANCY WRITEBOL ARRIVED HOME TOO WEAK TO WALK INTO THE HOSPITAL ON HER OWN.

UNLIKE THE FIRST PATIENT, DR BRANTLY WHO *WAS* ABLE TO WALK IN WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM A HOSPITAL WORKER.

GOOD MORNING I'M ROB EVANS

AND I'M AMY SEDLACK.

THIS MORNING WE'RE HEARING EXCLUSIVELY FROM THE PILOT WHO FLEW HER

BACK.

ABC'S STEVE OSUNSAMI IS AT EMORY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN ATLANTA WITH

THE VERY LATEST. Return to index of stories...


EBOLA 2ND US PATIENT-PKG


THIS MORNING - JUST HOURS AFTER NANCY WRIGHTBOL WAS WHEELED INTO ATLANTA'S

EMORY HOSPITAL ISOLATION UNIT BY A MEDICAL TEAM WEARING WHITE HAZMAT SUITS-

THE PILOT WHO FLEW HER 5000 MILES FROM LIBERIA IS SPEAKING OUT EXCLUSIVELY

TO ABC NEWS FOR THE FIRST TIME.

PILOT SOT - 21;19;12;29

If I had to do this over again I would be one of the first to volunteer.

ON THE FLIGHT, WRIGHTBOL WAS KEPT IN A PORTABLE AND DISPOSABLE BED.

RANDY DAVIS VICE PRESIDENT PHOENIX AIR GROUP SOT

It provides maximum comfort for the patient while/the rest of the crew to

perform their duties and safety and comfort as well.

ABC NEWS ALSO OBTAINED THIS EXCLUSIVE VIDEO SHOT FROM INSIDE THE COCKPIT OF

THE PLANE THAT BROUGHT ONE OF THE TWO SICK AMERICANS HOME. IT'S NOT CLEAR

WHICH FLIGHT, BUT IN THE SHORT CLIP YOU CAN SEE THE CONTAINMENT POD, MEDICAL

EQUIPMENT, AND A HEALTH CARE WORKER IN A PROTECTIVE SUIT LOOKING AFTER A

PATIENT.

THIS MORNING, HER SONS ARE at her side. HER HUSBAND ON HIS WAY FROM LIBERIA.

HER DOCTORS HOPEFUL SHE WILL BEAT EBOLA.

Bruce Johnson SOT

When Nancy was put on the plane at 1 am Monrovia time, they did take her to

the plane on a stretcher, however she did stand up and with assistance got

on the airplane, which was great news."

Some doctors say THERE'S A CHANCE SHE'S ALIVE TODAY BECAUSE OF AN

EXPERIMENTAL DRUG. Her colleague DR KENT BRANTLEY also received the drug.

THE BIOTECH FIRM BEHIND it, says they USE -TOBACCO PLANTS- TO PRODUCE A

COCKTAIL OF PROTEINS THEY BELIEVE FIGHTS THE DISEASE.

DESPITE THE RISKS. AT LEAST 50 AMERICAN health experts ARE PLANNING TRAVEL

TO WEST AFRICA, TO HELP SICK PATIENTS IN THE COMING WEEKS.

NAHID BHADELIA SOT

If you have the training and can help, how can you not.

LIVE CLOSE: TO COME Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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BODY FOUND NEAR I75-VO


RIGHT NOW -- ABC SEVEN IS WORKING TO FIND OUT THE IDENTITY OF A BODY THAT WAS FOUND JUST OFF I-75 AT COLONIAL BOULEVARD.

A LANDSCAPING CREW FOUND THE BODY ABOUT 100 FEET FROM THE SIDE OF THE INTERSTATE ON TUESDAY

AUTHORITIES ARE CALLING THIS A DEATH INVESTIGATION --

BUT THEY WON'T SAY IF IT'S SUSPICIOUS.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS STORY AND BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


DAYS INN HOMICIDE-(2SS) -VO


U-S MARSHALS HAVE ARRESTED QUAYSHUN LEWIS FOR A MURDER OUTSIDE THE DAYS INN IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

LEWIS HAS A LENGHTY CRIMINAL RECORD.

DEPUTIES SAY HE SHOT AND KILLED LINDSEY JOE HOLLINS.

OFFICERS GOT A CALL ABOUT A FIGHT AT THE DAYS INN ALONG US 41 NEAR HANCOCK BRIDGE PARKWAY SUNDAY NIGHT.

THEY FOUND HOLLINS WITH MULTIPLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS INSIDE A CAR-

A SECOND PERSON-

A WOMAN WAS STRUCK BY SHARDS OF GLASS.

LEWIS IS EXPECTED TO BE CHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREE MURDER. Return to index of stories...


FM ROBBERY-OTS VO


FORT MYERS POLICE NEED YOUR HELP LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO ROBBED A MOBIL GAS STATION ON PARK 82 DRIVE.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO --

THE MAN POINTED THE GUN AT THE CLERK AND DEMANDED CASH FROM THE REGISTER.

HE TOOK IT AND RAN.

NO ONE WAS HURT -- BUT IF YOU RECOGNIZE THE MAN IN THE VIDEO --

CALL CRIMESTOPPERS OR POLICE.

YOU'LL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CASH REWARD IF YOUR TIP LEADS TO AN ARREST. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES CAR SUBMERGED-OC-SS-VO


A 44 YEAR OLD NAPLES MAN IS DEAD THIS MORNING

YVON JEAN BAPTISTE OF NAPLES WAS PULLED FROM A CAR SUBMERGED IN WATER.

THE DEADLY SINGLE-CAR CRASH HAPPENED NEAR POLLY AVENUE AND SUNSET BOULEVARD TUESDAY NIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY IT APPEARED THE CAR WAS GOING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED AND SKID MARKS WERE FOUND IN THE GRASS.

ABC SEVEN IS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT IS IF IT WAS MORE THAN ONE PERSON IN THE CAR --

AND HOW IT GOT INTO THE WATER.

WE'LL KEEP YOU UPDATED. Return to index of stories...


NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP


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LIGHTNING VICTIM SPEAKING-OC-SS-OC


THE LEHIGH TEEN STRUCK BY LIGHTNING TWO WEEKS AGO IS DOING SO WELL, HE'S READY TO TALK ABOUT HIS ORDEAL.

ZACH LATAWIEC WAS IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

AT ONE POINT, DOCTORS EVEN TOLD HIS MOM HE HAD PERMANENT BRAIN DAMAGE.

THEN SUDDENLY, HE WOKE UP.

AND EVER SINCE. HIS CONDITION HAS BEEN IMPROVING EVERY DAY.

WE WILL TALK ONE ON ONE WITH ZACH IN HIS HOSPITAL ROOM

COUNT ON OUR STORIES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ON ABC SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


MISSOURI EXECUTION-OC


A MISSOURI INMATE HAS BEEN PUT TO DEATH FOR KILLING A NEIGHBOR IN 1995.

THIS IS THE FIRST LETHAL INJECTION IN THE U.S. SINCE AN EXECUTION IN ARIZONA LAST MONTH.

OFFICIALS SAY MICHAEL WORTHING WAS EXECUTED AT THE STATE PRISON.

HE IS THE SEVENTH MISSOURI INMATE EXECUTED THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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CEASE FIRE IN GAZA HOLDS FOR SECOND DAY -VO


A CEASE-FIRE IN GAZA HOLDS FOR A SECOND DAY.

THIS IS AHEAD ON NEGOTIATIONS IN CAIRO ON A LONG-TERM TRUCE AND A BROADER DEAL FOR THE WAR-RAVAGED GAZA STRIP.

DELEGATIONS FROM BOTH SIDES WERE IN CAIRO TODAY WHERE MEDIATORS PLAN TO WORK OUT A DEAL.

THE CEASE-FIRE IS THE LONGEST LULL IN A WAR THAT HAS KILLED NEARLY TWO THOUSAND PALESTINIANS.

67 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED IN ISRAEL.

IN GAZA, PEOPLE TOOK ADVANTAGE OF THE CALM TO RETURN TO THEIR DEVASTATED HOMES AND INSPECT THE DAMAGE. Return to index of stories...


US GENERAL KILLED-VO


SAD NEWS FROM OVERSEAS THIS MORNING

WE'RE LEARNING THE 2 STAR GENERAL.KILLED IN ONE THE BLOODIEST ATTACKS IN THE AFGHAN WAR

GREW UP IN FLORIDA

OFFICIALS ARE CALLING THIS AN INSIDE JOB.

A GUNMAN WEARING AN AFGHAN ARMY UNIFORM TURNED HIS WEAPON AGAINST AMERICANS -- AFGHANS AND NATO SOLDIERS.

MAJOR GENERAL HAROLD GREENE WAS A 34 YEAR VETERAN.

HIS WIFE IS A RETIRED COLONEL, HE HAS A GROWN SON AND DAUGHTER, HIS SON IS A LIEUTENANT AND TRAINED AT WEST POINT.

HE WAS SERVING AS DEPUTY COMMANDING GENERAL IN THE TRANSITION PROCESS

WORKING TO PREP AFGHAN FORCES TO TAKE OVER

AN ENGINEER BY TRAINING, HE WAS ON HIS FIRST DEPLOYMENT TO A WAR ZONE. Return to index of stories...


BERGDAHL MEETING-VO


NEW THIS MORNING

ARMY SERGEANT BOWE BERGDAHL WILL BE FORMALLY QUESTIONED TODAY ABOUT HIS 2009 DISAPPEARANCE IN AFGHANISTAN AND CAPTURE BY THE TALIBAN.

HE WILL MEET WITH THE GENERAL CONDUCTING THE ARMY'S INVESTIGATION.

BERGDAHL WAS FREED BACK IN MAY IN EXCHANGE FOR FIVE TALIBAN PRISONERS.

HE IS NOW BACK ON REGULAR DUTY IN TEXAS.

RIGHT NOW.

HE IS WORKING WITH A UNIT RESPONSIBLE FOR HOMELAND DEFENSE AND CIVIL SUPPORT. Return to index of stories...


SGT WILSON 1 YEAR-TC MON VO


SERGEANT MICHAEL WILSON WAS REMEMBERED BY THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

IT WAS A YEAR SINCE HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED RESPONDING TO A CALL.

IN HIS MEMORY -- SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES ARE WEARING BLACK MOURNING BANDS ON THEIR BADGES.

OTHER STAFF ARE WEARING BLUE.

NATIONALLY --

AN OFFICER DIES ONCE EVERY 58 MINUTES.

NEARLY ONE AN HOUR. Return to index of stories...


VOTE 2014 OPEN-CLIP


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CRIST ANNOUNCEMENT-VO


WE NOW KNOW HOW FORMER FLORIDA GOVERNOR CHARLIE CRIST SAYS HE'LL HELP THE MIDDLE CLASS IN OUR STATE.

CRIST CALLS IT HIS "FAIR SHOT FLORIDA" PLAN.

HE ANNOUNCED IT IN FORT LAUDERDALE ON TUESDAY.

IT INCLUDES TUITION-LOAN FORGIVENESS --

RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE TO 10-10 AN HOUR --

AND REFINANCING PROGRAMS TO HELP THE MIDDLE CLASS.

CRIST FACES NAN RICH IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY. Return to index of stories...


GAY MARRIAGE CASES IN 4 STATES-OTS VO


THREE FEDERAL APPEALS JUDGES WILL HEAR SAME-SEX MARRIAGE CASES FROM FOUR STATES TODAY.

THIS MAJOR LEGAL EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE SIXTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS IN CINCINNATI.

THE APPEALS ARE FOR CASES FROM OHIO, MICHIGAN, KENTUCKY, AND TENNESSEE.

HERE IN FLORIDA A FOURTH JUDGE HAS OVERTURNED THE STATE'S BAN ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN A SINGLE COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP


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RUSSIAN HACKERS STEAL 1.2B PASSWORDS-VO


WE ARE LEARNING ABOUT A MAJOR SECURITY BREACH THIS MORNING.

RUSSIAN HACKERS STOLE 1 POINT 2 BILLION USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS FROM 400-THOUSAND WEBSITES.

THIS COULD BE THE BIGGEST THEFT OF DIGITAL CREDENTIALS IN HISTORY.

EXPERTS SAY THEY WILL USE THE INFORMATION TO SEND OUT THOSE ANNOYING SPAM EMAILS FOR FAKE PRODUCTS.

NO MAJOR EMAIL PROVIDERS WERE AFFECTED. Return to index of stories...


FILE: NEW LEAKER EXPOSING US GOV'T SPYING SECRETS?


THERE'S A NEW LEAKER EXPOSING NATIONAL SECURITY DOCUMENTS.

PROOF OF THE NEWEST LEAK COMES FROM NATIONAL SECURITY DOCUMENTS THAT FORMED THE BASIS OF A NEWS STORY PUBLISHED TUESDAY BY THE INTERCEPT.

THE NEWS SITE, LAUNCHED BY GLENN GREENWALD, ALSO PUBLISHED EDWARD SNOWDEN'S LEAKS.

THE INTERCEPT ARTICLE FOCUSES ON THE GROWTH IN U-S GOVERNMENT DATABASES OF KNOWN OR SUSPECTED TERRORIST NAMES DURING THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION.

THE ARTICLE CITES DOCUMENTS PREPARED BY THE NATIONAL COUNTERTERRORISM CENTER DATED AUGUST 20-13, WHICH IS AFTER SNOWDEN LEFT THE U-S TO AVOID CRIMINAL CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


WE ALWAYS GET SECRETS ON HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT FROM FITNESS TRAINERS

BUT HOW ABOUT FROM NBA SUPERSTAR LEBRON JAMES!

HE POSTED A PHOTO TO INSTAGRAM IN WHICH HE LOOKS SKINNIER THAN USUAL.

WE'LL TELL YOU HOW LEBRON HAS CUT HIS CARBS FROM HIS DIET.

CAPE CITY LEADERS WANT TO TAP IN ON A NATIONAL TREND.

THEY WANT TO BRING TWO DIFFERENT TYPES OF BUSINESSES TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S LARGEST CITY.

FIND OUT WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN TO MAKE THIS A REALITY. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A LEBRON JAMES SECRET TO LOSING WEIGHT-VO


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TZ1 B CAPE BREWERIES-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


LEBRON JAMES SECRET TO LOSING WEIGHT-2-SHOT


NOW TO LEBRON JAMES -- KING OF THE COURT IN THE N-B-A -- ALSO ON TOP OF HIS

GAME WHEN IT COMES TO LOSING WEIGHT --

THE SUPERSTAR IS REVEALING THE SECRET TO HOW HE'S SLIMMED DOWN SINCE THE END OF THE SEASON.

ABC'S NICK WATT HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


LEBRON JAMES SECRET TO LOSING WEIGHT-PKG


HE'S WON TWO NBA CHAMPIONSHIPS, FOUR MVP AWARDS, TWO OLYMPIC GOLDS AND NOW

HE'S A WEIGHT LOSS CHAMP, JUDGING BY THOSE MODEL POSES HE'S POSTING ON

INSTAGRAM

SOT: Melanie Collins. Yahoo Sports Reporter- Yahoo Sports can confirm that

lebron james has lost more than 10 pounds since the end of the nba season

since june.

BEFORE AFTER. HIS PUBLICIST CONFIRMED TO ABC NEWS LEBRON'S SECRET: HE'S BEEN

ON A LOW-CARB DIET.

nats more than a game

JAMES LOOKS LIKE HE DID BACK IN HIGH SCHOOL REMEMBER THE GANGLY TEEN IN MORE

THAN A GAME.

nats more than a game

BUT HE'S 29 NOW.

SOT: Melanie Collins Yahoo Sports Reporter 00 55 31 you know he's 29 years

old which is post prime for an athlete of lebron James caliber / 00;56;41;

44 we've seen other athletes do this Kobe Bryant most notably

underwent a diet and lifestyle change going in to his thirties that helped

him prolong his career and we saw some of the best years of Kobe's career

BEEN A BUSY YEAR FOR LEBRON. OF COURSE HE'S COMING HOME TO CLEVELAND HE'S

SHOOTING AN HGTV SHOW, PLUS HE MADE A CAMEO IN A JUDD APATOW COMEDY.

LET'S JUST HOPE LEBRON DOESN'T GET CARRIED AWAY AND RELEASE AN

EXERCISE VIDEO, OR A LOW CARB COOK BOOK.

FOR GOOD MORNING AMERICA, NICK WATT, ABC NEWS, LOS ANGELES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2-SHOT


ANOTHER SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL HAVE LONGER SCHOOL DAYS.

THEY WILL ADD EXTRA TIME FOR READING.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHERE AND HOW!

Shopping for a car can be stressful especially when it's for your teenager. Coming up in less than two minutes-- we have some advice from experts on what to look for make sure you make the right choice Return to index of stories...


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TZ2 B PICKING CARS FOR TEENS-SOT TEASE


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PICKING CARS FOR TEENS-2 SH POP VO


BUYING A CAR FOR YOUR TEENAGER FOR THE FIRST TIME CAN BE SCARY.

AND STRESSFUL-- WHICH CAR IS THE SAFEST-- WHICH IS THE MOST EFFICIENT?

WITH JUST A FEW WEEKS BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS-- THIS MORNING ABC 2S ALEX DE ARMAS GETS SOME POINTERS FROM THE EXPERTS TO HELP YOU OUT IN THIS SITUATION FROM A CARMAX ON COLONIAL BLVD IN FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


PICKING CARS FOR TEENS-TX-LOOK LIVE PKG


GOOD MORNING!

TALK ABOUT STRESSFUL AND TIME CONSUMING--

PICKING OUT A FIRST CAR FOR YOUR CHILD IS AN IMPORTANT DECISION.

SO THIS MORNING WE HAVE SOME POINTERS THAT CAN HELP MAKE THE PROCESS SMOOTH AND HELP YOU MAKE A SMART CHOICE.

THIS IS BRODY-- HE'S THE STORE ASSISTANT MANGER AT THE CARMAX HERE ON COLONIAL.

BRODY-- YOU TOLD ME HOW IMPORTANT IT IS FOR PEOPLE TO DO THEIR RESEARCH. AND PARENTS SHOULDN'T RUSH A DECISION LIKE THIS.

AND WHEN DOING RESEARCH THERE'S A FEW THINGS TO LOOK INTO BUT LETS TALK ABOUT TWO THINGS-- SAFETY AND COST EFFICIENCY.

1- WHAT ARE THINGS TO LOOK FOR TO MAKE SURE THE CAR YOU ARE CHOOSING IS SAFE?

2- AND COST EFFICIENCY?

MOST IMPORTANT THING TO MENTION THIS MORNING-- DO YOUR RESEARCH. DON'T RUSH IN MAKING THIS DECISION.

AND THESE TIPS ARE GOOD FOR ANYONE SHOPPING FOR A CAR AT ANY POINT IN THEIR LIVES.

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ALLYSON WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

A FEW DOWNPOURS

The onshore wind flow continues today and while the rain chances are not gone, they are lower today. There could be just a passing shower from the morning through midday time frame. Then there will be scattered showers and storms in the afternoon and evening, with the bulk of that activity expected near and east of I-75.

Temperatures on Wednesday will be warmer and more seasonal than yesterday. Highs are likely to reach 93 at Fort Myers, 90 at Naples and 94 at Lehigh Acres.

Late afternoon and early evening showers and storms are expected Thursday and Friday with highs topping out in the low to mid 90s.

TROPICAL UPDATE

Tropical Storm Bertha continues to churn off the east coast of the United States but poses to threat to mainland North America.

Data shows the storm is moving northeast at 23 mph. Maximum sustained winds are down to 50 mph, and the movement of Bertha keeps it away from major land masses.

As the storm moves generally parallel with the eastern American coast it is expected to continue weakening as it advances into the northern Atlantic Ocean.

No other tropical cyclones are active in the Gulf, Caribbean or Atlantic. Return to index of stories...


NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP


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COLLIER EXTRA HOUR-OTS


TODAY COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL OFFICIALS WILL ANNOUNCE HOW THEY'LL ADD AN EXTRA HOUR OF READING TIME.

SEVEN SCHOOLS WERE LOW PERFORMING AND HAVE TO ADD CLASS TIME.

THE SCHOOL TELLS US THE CLASS DAY WILL START 30 MINUTES EARLIER.

THEY WILL ALSO DEVOTE 30 MINUTES DURING THE DAY FOR READING.

NINE SCHOOLS IN LEE COUNTY HAD TO ADD EXTRA TIME TOO.

THE LIST OF SCHOOLS IMPACTED ARE ON OUR WEBSITE, ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN Return to index of stories...


CAPE BREWERIES-TC MON VO


CAPE CITY LEADERS WANT TO BRING IN NEW BUSINESSES BY ADDING BREWERIES AND DISTILLERIES.

BUT BEFORE THEY CAN DO THAT --

THEY NEED TO UPDATE THE CITY'S LAND USE LAWS.

THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD GOT BEHIND THE IDEA LAST NIGHT.

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CAPE BREWERIES-SOTVO


i really think its going to attract a different demographic. we're wanting the south cape to be known as an entertainment district and this is a good first step

UNDER CURRENT LAWS -- CRAFT BREWERIES, DISTILLERIES, OR WINERIES CAN NOT EXIST IN THE CAPE WITHOUT SPECIAL EXEMPTION.

CITY COUNCIL WOULD HAVE TO VOTE TO CHANGE THOSE LAWS. Return to index of stories...


NORMAN LOVE EXPANSION-VO


IF YOU LOVE CHOCOLATE AND NEED A JOB?

LISTEN UP!

MORE JOBS ARE COMING TO LEE COUNTY.

NORMAN LOVE CONFECTIONS IS GROWING AND GOING A BIT GLOBAL TOO!

THEY NOW HAVE AN INTERNATIONAL DEAL WITH PRINCESS CRUISE LINES--

AND THE COMPANY IS BREAKING GROUND ON A NEW LOCATION AT MIROMAR OUTLETS.

THAT WILL CREATE 15 NEW JOBS.

THE STORE IS SET TO OPEN IN JUST A FEW MONTHS.

NORMAN LOVE IS ALSO WORKING ON PLANS TO OPEN LOCATIONS IN SARASOTA AND BROWARD COUNTIES. Return to index of stories...


FM MIDTOWN STUDY-VO


LUXURY LIVING IN AN UNLIKELY PLACE.

FORT MYERS CITY LEADERS ARE NOW CALLING THAT AREA "MIDTOWN".

IT'S HOME TO THE CITY OF PALMS PARK AND THE FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT --

JUST SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN.

CITY LEADERS ARE PLANNING ON SPENDING 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN THE AREA.

THE MONEY WILL BE USED TO LURE INVESTORS TO BUILD HIGH RISE CONDOS AND OFFICE BUILDINGS WITH SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS

BUSINESS AND CITY LEADERS ARE MEETING ON THURSDAY TO TALK ABOUT THE LONG TERM PROJECT.

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CAPE BRIDGE WORK-OC-SS-VO


AN AGING CAPE CORAL BRIDGE IS GETTING A MUCH NEEDED FACELIFT.

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THE BRIDGE IS LOCATED OFF SURFSIDE BOULEVARD AND SOUTHWEST 37TH TERRACE.

WE UNCOVERED THE BRIDGE -- LIKE HUNDRED OTHERS IN THE CAPE ARE REACHING THEIR LIFE EXPECTANCY.

THIS SPECIFIC BRIDGE WAS IN THE WORST SHAPE.

THE REINFORCED STEEL WAS EXPOSED AND RUSTING.

NOW CREWS WILL SPEND THE NEXT 60 DAYS REPAIRING THE BRIDGE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA.

CITY OFFICIALS SAY THERE'S NO THREAT TO THE PUBLIC.

THE REPAIRS COST JUST OVER ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE BANNERS FOR VETS-TRX-VOTOPS


HONORING AND REMEMBERING OUR HEROES RIGHT HERE IN CAPE CORAL.

THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MILITARY MUSEUM HAS BEEN MAKING BANNERS WHICH FEATURE AND HIGHLIGHT LOCAL VETERANS --

NOW THEY'RE HOPING TO PUT THOSE BANNERS ON CITY LIGHT POLES FOR ALL TO SEE.

THE CITY'S C-R-A ADVISORY BOARD SUPPORTED THE IDEA LAST NIGHT.

THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD WILL MAKE THE FINAL DECISION.

IF APPROVED THE BANNERS COULD GO UP BY THE END OF THE YEAR. Return to index of stories...


PARATRANSIT IN LEE COUNTY-VO


IF YOU LIVE IN LEE COUNTY YOU COULD SEE A DIFFERENT TYPE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

LEE TRAN IS GOING TO BUY EIGHT PARA-TRANSIT VEHICLES.

THEY'RE FOR DISABLED RIDERS.

THE VANS RUN ON PROPANE GAS -- INSTEAD OF GASOLINE OR DIESEL.

LEE TRAN'S DIRECTOR SAYS THE NEW VEHICLES SHOULD SAVE TAXPAYERS 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR IN FUEL COSTS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2-SHOT


IF YOUR CHILDREN ARE HEADING BACK TO SCHOOL, IT'S TIME TO BUY SCHOOL SUPPLIES.

BUT IT'S ALSO TIME TO GET A CHECK-UP FOR YOUR CHILDREN WITH THEIR PEDIATRICAN.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT AN ANNUAL EXAM CAN FIND THAT PHYSICAL THROUGH SCHOOL MAY NOT. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A HEALTH MINUTE: BACK TO SCHOOL CHECK UPS-VO-W


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HEALTH MINUTE: BACK TO SCHOOL CHECK UPS-2 SH PUSH


BACK-TO-SCHOOL IS OFTEN A TIME WHEN PARENTS THINK ABOUT GETTING THEIR KIDS TO THE DOCTOR FOR THEIR ANNUAL WELLNESS EXAM.

A PEDIATRICIAN CAN ADDRESS ISSUES IN CHILDREN- NOT JUST PHYSICAL, BUT SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL ONES TOO.

HOLLY FIRFER TAKES A LOOK AT THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS DOCTOR'S VISIT. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MINUTE: BACK TO SCHOOL CHECK UPS-PKG


GRACE KRUGLER PREPARED TO ENTER KINDERGARTEN, BUT NOT BEFORE A VISIT TO THE DOCTOR.

GRACE IS HAVING HER HEARING TESTED, ALONG WITH HER VISION.

Those can affect the way a child performs in school. If you just send them into the classroom without that eye screen, they can have problems seeing the board, they can have problems reading their work and really have problems with their grades in school also.

DR. JENNIFER SHU SAYS A 5-YEAR-OLD WELL CHECK INCLUDES ASSESSING THE CHILD'S PHYSICAL CONDITION, BUT ALSO THINGS LIKE:

Are they mature enough to listen to directions? Can they sit in the seat?

GRACE'S OLDER BROTHER JACK, IS ALSO IN FOR HIS ANNUAL EXAM. JACK PLAYS BASEBALL. AND THOUGH MANY CHILDREN WHO PLAY SPORTS GET A PHYSICAL THROUGH SCHOOL, SHU SAYS HAVING A MEDICAL 'HOME' IS IMPORTANT.

The pediatrician will have your records- what was your height, what was your weight, what was your blood pressure, and they're gonna be able to pick up on any red flags.

THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS RECOMMENDS EVERY CHILD GET A PHYSICAL EXAM EVERY YEAR.

SHU SAYS THIS VISIT ALLOWS DOCTORS TO ADDRESS ISSUES SUCH AS NUTRITION, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SLEEP, ALONG WITH SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL ISSUES. Return to index of stories...


NUTRITION LABELS-VO


NUTRITION LABELS MAY BE GETTING A MAKEOVER.

THE FDA WANT THE LABELS TO SAY PRECISELY HOW MUCH ADDED SUGAR IS IN THE FOODS YOU EAT.

THAT'S A BIG CHANGE FROM CURRENT LABELS WHICH SIMPLY LIST TOTAL SUGAR CONTENT.

DOCTORS ARE BLAMING ADDED SUGARS --

LIKE HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP AND SUCROSE--

FOR THE OBESITY AND DIABETES EPIDEMICS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT


HE WAS ON THE RUN AFTER EMBEZZLING MILLIONS FROM HIS CLIENTS.

AUBREY LEE PRICE DISAPPEARED AFTER HE GOT ON THE KEY WEST EXPRESS.

HE'S FINALLY SPEAKING OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME.

HUNDREDS WERE ARRESTED IN A SEX STING RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA.

YOU WILL BE DIGUSTED WHO THESE PREDATORS WERE LOOKING FOR.

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET A CHECK UP. WITH YOUR SMART PHONE?

WELL THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT.

YOU CAN GET YOUR DOCTOR RIGHT IN YOUR HOME. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A FUGITIVE BANKER-VO-WIPE


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TZ4 B CHILD SEX STING-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TZ4C DOCTORS APP-VOTOPS


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CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP


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NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS


ABC SEVEN IS ALWAYS ON TOP OF THE LATEST BUSINESS NEWS.

YOU ARE LOOKING AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE WHERE THE TRADING DAY IS JUST BEGINNING.

THE MARKET STARTED STRONG. BUT FELL AGAIN YESTERDAY.

INVESTORS WORRIED ABOUT UKRAINE AND A SLOWING CHINESE ECONOMY.

THE DOW FELL ALMOST 200 POINTS, BEFORE CLOSING AT A 139 POINT DROP. THE LOWEST SINCE MID-MAY.

PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS THE U-S NEEDS TO DO MORE TO BOOST ITS FOOTHOLD IN AFRICA. AS THEIR ECONOMY IS GROWING STRONGER.

HE PLEDGED 33 BILLION DOLLARS IN A SPEECH THIS WEEK, TO DO JUST THAT. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPS


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TS1) BODY FOUND NEAR I75-BNC OC VO


RIGHT NOW -- ABC SEVEN IS WORKING TO FIND OUT THE IDENTITY OF A BODY THAT WAS FOUND JUST OFF I-75 AT COLONIAL BOULEVARD.

A LANDSCAPING CREW FOUND THE BODY ABOUT 100 FEET FROM THE SIDE OF THE INTERSTATE ON TUESDAY

AUTHORITIES ARE CALLING THIS A DEATH INVESTIGATION --

BUT THEY WON'T SAY IF IT'S SUSPICIOUS.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS STORY AND BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


TS2) DAYS INN HOMICIDE-(2SS)-VO


U-S MARSHALS HAVE ARRESTED QUAYSHUN LEWIS FOR A MURDER OUTSIDE THE DAYS INN IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

DEPUTIES SAY HE SHOT AND KILLED LINDSEY JOE HOLLINS ON MONDAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY LEWIS FIRED UP TO SEVEN ROUNDS FROM A SEMI AUTOMATIC PISTOL INTO A CAR KILLING HOLLINS AND INJURING A WOMAN IN THE PASSENGER SEAT.

LEWIS IS EXPECTED TO BE CHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREE MURDER. Return to index of stories...


TS3) LIGHTNING VICTIM SPEAKING-BNC OC VO


THE LEHIGH TEEN STRUCK BY LIGHTNING TWO WEEKS AGO IS READY TO DO AN INTERVIEW!

ZACH LATAWIEC WAS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AND DOCTORS TOLD HIS MOM HE HAD PERMANENT BRAIN DAMAGE.

THEN SUDDENLY, HE WOKE UP.

HIS CONDITION HAS BEEN IMPROVING EVERY DAY.

WE WILL TALK ONE ONE ONE WITH ZACH IN HIS HOSPITAL ROOM

COUNT ON OUR STORIES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ON ABC SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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FUGITIVE BANKER-TC MON


A GEORGIA PASTOR AND BANKER DISAPPEARED FROM THE KEY WEST EXPRESS AFTER EMBEZZLING MORE THAN 20 MILLION DOLLARS!

HE FAKED HIS OWN DEATH.

NOW HE'S SPEAKING OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME ABOUT HOW HE DID IT -- AND HIS LIFE ON THE

RUN.

ABC'S LINSEY DAVIS HAS THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


FUGITIVE BANKER-PKG


THIS* IS THE LAST TIME WE SAW AUBREY LEE PRICETHE PREACHER TURNED FINANCIAL

ADVISER WHO FAKED HIS OWN DEATH.LEAVING BEHIND THE CUSTOMERS WHOSE MILLIONS

OF DOLLARS HE'D STOLEN

SOT Wendy Cross

Price Victim

He's a thief and he's a liar.

IN JUNE OF 2012, AFTER SENDING SUICIDE NOTES TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS,

PRICE BOARDED A FERRY IN KEY WEST.AND DISAPPEARED. HE WAS ARRESTED 18

MONTHS LATER IN GEORGIA, AFTER A ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP.

Now, a freelance reporter for Atlanta magazine and esquire-dot-com, Charles

Bethea, says Price is revealing for the first time what he did IN THOSE 18-

MONTHS in a jailhouse interview

SOT FROM AUDIO INTERVIEW:

The first month and a half it was just trying to survive trying to think can

I get my mind back. I had no desire to even be on the earth.

Bethea says price SOON AFTER GETTING OFF THE FERRY made HIS WAY TO SOUTH

AMERICA to work FOR A FRIEND OF A FRIEND A COCAINE TRAFFICKER

SOT FROM AUDIO INTERVIEW:

And I didn't know he had the operation so when I walked back in this room it

's obvious there's 30 40 workers they're stuffing little bags full of white

powder"

CHARLES BETHEA - REPORTER

He felt like if he could make money this way that money could eventually be

used to pay back the people he defrauded

Bethea says Price told him BACK IN THE STATES HE LEARNED TO MAKE FAKE I.D'

SUSING AS MANY AS SIX FALSE NAMES.

SOT FROM AUDIO INTERVIEW:

Price - I was a fugitive. I wasn't gonna tell anybody my real ID.

Bethea - What was the reward?

Price - I was disappointed it was only 20-thousand dollars you know. Come

on put some money out there!

CHARLES BETHEA -

He would veer from this woe is me desperation and sadness to this sort of

attempts at humor

BETHEA SAYS PRICE TOLD HIM THERE WAS RELIEF WHEN THE LAW FINALLY CAUGHT UP

with HIM

SOT FROM AUDIO INTERVIEW

I remember saying "Lord where are you"? Then I looked up and there were blue

lights behind me. Thanks Lord. That's where you are. Return to index of stories...


NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP


NEW THIS MORNING OPEN Return to index of stories...


SPURS FEMALE ASSISTANT COACH-VO


A MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS

THE NBA CHAMPION SAN ANTONIO SPURS HIRED A FEMALE ASSISTANT COACH.

BECKY HAMMON, A 16 YEAR VETERAN OF THE W-N-B-A AND A 6-TIME ALL-STAR--

NOW BECOMES THE FIRST FEMALE TO FORMALLY BE HIRED BY AN NBA FRANCHISE IN A FULL-TIME ROLE.

HAMMON HAS BECOME A REGULAR PRESENCE AT SPURS' PRACTICES THIS YEAR.

HEAD COACH GREGG POPOVICH SAYS HE IS CONFIDENT SHE WILL BE A GREAT BENEFIT TO THE TEAM. Return to index of stories...


CA: AIRLINE STOWAWAY WOMAN W NO TIX ON FLIGHT -VO


IT HAPPENED AGAIN!

AUTHORITIES SAY A 62-YEAR OLD WOMAN SUCCESSFULLY FLEW ON A SOUTHWEST AIRLINES FLIGHT FROM SAN JOSE TO LOS ANGELES WITHOUT A TICKET.

THE T-S-A CONFIRMS ITS AGENTS SCREENED AND ALLOWED MARILYN HARTMAN ONTO THE FLIGHT TO L-A-X.

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CONDUCTED A HEAD COUNT AFTER THE PLANE WAS IN THE AIR AND SHE WAS ARRESTED IN LOS ANGELES.

AIRPORT SECURITY SAY SHE BYPASSED A DOCUMENT CHECKER WHILE HE WAS EXAMINING A FAMILY'S BOARDING PASSES. Return to index of stories...


CA: AIRLINE STOWAWAY WOMAN W NO TIX ON FLIGHT-SOT


"And then kind of pulled the same stunt at the gate before getting on the plane. Found a family and then went around." WHITE FLASH "Certainly two incidents of unticketed passengers getting on a plane at San Jose within the last four months is concerning."

YOU MAY REMEMBER, A 15-YEAR OLD BOY CLIMBED A FENCE AT SAN JOSE AIRPORT AND SURVIVED A FLIGHT TO HAWAII IN THE WHEEL WELL OF A PLANE

THE TSA SAYS IT'S ALREADY MAKING ADJUSTMENTS. Return to index of stories...


FL STOLEN LUGGAGE SCAM-TRX-VOTOPS


A BAGGAGE CLAIM SCAM AT MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

WATCHES. IPHONES. SUNGLASSES AND COMPUTERS.

ALL OF THOSE -- AND MORE WERE RECOVERED BY MIAMI-DADE POLICE.

POLICE SAY THESE TWO MEN TARGETED BUSY BAGGAGE CAROUSELS --

WHERE THEY COULD BLEND IN WITH PASSENGERS.

THEY WERE CAUGHT BY SECURITY CAMERAS.

POLICE FOUND THEM AT A MIAMI HOME --

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CHILD SEX STING-VO


132 PEOPLE ARE ARRESTED --

AFTER FLORIDA LAW ENFORCEMENT CRACKED DOWN ON CHILD SEX PREDATORS!

THEIR STATEWIDE, SEX STING NETTED ALL OF THESE GUYS, INCLUDING ONE FROM NAPLES.

DETECTIVES SAY ALL OF THEM --

WERE TRYING TO SEXUALLY EXPLOIT KIDS. Return to index of stories...


CHILD SEX STING-SOTVO


"There are predators out there now that we didn't get in the last

round-up , but let me promise you one thing - we'll get you in the

next round-up."

LAW ENFORCEMENT SAYS THESE GUYS TRIED TO MEET YOUNG GIRLS ONLINE --

THEN WOULD OFTEN DRIVE A LONG WAY TO MEET THEM.

ONE SAID ONLINE --

HE PREFERRED GIRLS AS OLD AS 11 OR AS YOUNG AS IN DIAPERS.

DEPUTIES SAY EXPECT MORE STINGS LIKE THIS ONE SOON. Return to index of stories...


NY BUS CRASH IN TIMES SQUARE-VO


A 58-YEAR OLD BUS DRIVER HAS BEEN ARRESTED ON A CHARGE OF DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED

AFTER TWO DOUBLE-DECKER TOUR BUSES SLAMMED INTO EACHOTHER IN NEW YORK CITY.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS DRAMATIC SCENE IN MANHATTAN. GLASS SHATTERED EVERYWHERE.

THIS AREA OF TIMES SQUARE WAS PACKED WITH TOURISTS WHEN THE CRASH HAPPENED.

13 PEOPLE WERE HURT IN THE COLLISION, THREE ARE IN SERIOUS CONDITION.

A FULL INVESTIGATION INTO WHAT CAUSED IT IS UNDERWAY. Return to index of stories...


FL SHARK BITE-OC-SOTVO


THIS IS NOT HOW A FLORIDA BOY WANTED TO SPEND HIS 9TH BIRTHDAY!

AFTER A SHARK GNAWED ON HIS FOOT--- HE WAS TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL.

"I saw it and it come right to my foot and then it just bit me and pulled me under the water,"

CHRISTIAN SANHUEZA WAS VISITING A BEACH NEAR PATRICK AIR FORCE BACE.

THANKFULLY, HIS MOM WAS SWIMMING NEARBY --

WORRIED HER SON WAS WADING TOO FAR OUT.

SHE YANKED HIM AWAY WHEN THE SHARK CLAMPED DOWN.

CHRSTIAN'S FATHER THEN APPLIED PRESSURE TO THE WOUND UNTIL EMERGENCY CREWS GOT THERE.

DOCTORS PLAN TO RELEASE CHRISTIAN FROM THE HOSPITAL LATER THIS WEEK. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN Return to index of stories...


DOCTORS APP-2 SHOT


DOCTOR HOUSE CALLS ARE MAKING A COMEBACK --WITH A HIGH-TECH TWIST.

IT CAN OFTEN TAKE DAYS. OR WEEKS -- TO GET AN APPOINTMENT.

BUT NOW A NEW APP BRINGS THE DOCTOR INTO YOUR HOME.

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DOCTORS APP-PKG


Modern Family:

Doc: could you show me how hard Lily got hit.

Mitchell: really it was sort of like um /

Doc: how are you feeling?

Mitchell: fine.

Doc: So is Lily.

LIKE IN THIS EPISODE OF MODERN FAMILY DOCTOR'S VISITS AREN'T

ALWAYS ALL THAT PLEASANT, BUT NOW THE DOCTOR IS IN 24/7 AND YOU DON'T EVEN

HAVE TO LEAVE HOME. THANKS TO A NEW SERVICE CALLED HEALTHTAP PRIME NOW YOU

CAN HAVE A 30 MINUTE VIDEO CONSULTATION WITH A DOCTOR ANYTIME OVER YOUR

MOBILE DEVICE.

USING YOUR SMARTPHONE'S CAMERA YOU CAN ASK ONE OF HEALTHTAP'S 62,

000 DOCTORS TO DIAGNOSE AN ILLNESS AND WRITE YOU A PRESCRIPTION EVEN IN THE

MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT. IT WAS A LIFE SAVER FOR WORK-AT-HOME DAD

TRISTEN OBRIEN.

Tristen OBrien / HealthTap User: My son and my daughter both had the flu

last week, so we were able to use it in the middle of the night and get an

answer back right away.

AND YOU DON'T NECESSARILY HAVE TO BE SICK TO USE THE APP. YOU CAN

USE IT FOR PRESCRIPTIONS, DIET PLANS, EVEN MEDICATION REMINDERS.

:

Rebecca: What have you specifically treated through the application?

Dr. Keegan Duchicela: Very commonly we get questions and consults about

exercise, nutrition, weightloss, so basically staying healthy.

BUT THERE IS A PRICE. HEALTHTAP DOESN'T TAKE INSURANCE. THEY

CHARGE $99 A MONTH AND $10 EXTRA PER FAMILY MEMBER FOR THEIR PRIME SERVICE.

THERE ARE SIMILAR SERVICES LIKE "DOCTOR ON DEMAND" AND "MDLIVE", WHICH ARE

CHEAPER, BUT ONLY IF YOU LIMIT YOUR CALLS TO A FEW TIMES A YEAR.

ALSO, NOT ALL DOCTORS AGREE THAT SEEING A PHYSICIAN VIA VIDEO CHAT IS THE

BEST WAY TO BE TREATED.

Dr. Lyle Berkowitz: One of the drawbacks we have to understand is who you're

doing it with. And I think it's really important to figure out a way for

the patient to maintain a relationship with their primary care doctor.

BUT IT HASN'T STOPPED HEALTHTAP'S COMMITTED USERS.

SOT: As parents, using HealthTap prime has really given us

a peace of mind knowing that we can contact a doctor 24/7.

FOR GOOD MORNING AMERICA REBECCA JARVIS ABC NEWS NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


TATTOO BEAUTY CONTEST-TRX SOTVO


i would never in a million years think i would do this and it's more than anything being able to rep corpus christi like this.and not just corpus christi but the state of texas

A BEAUTY PAGEANT LIKE NO OTHER.

A DOZEN WOMEN HAVE BEEN SELECTED FROM AMONG 3-HUNDRED TO COMPETE IN MISS TEXAS *INKED*.

JUST LIKE IT SOUNDS.ONE OF THE REQUIRMENTS IS THAT YOU HAVE TO HAVE TATTOOS.

IT'S SOMETHING MICHELLE BARRERA ALWAYS DREAMED OF DOING.

AND NOW THE 24 YEAR OLD MOM OF 3 IS GETTING HER CHANCE.

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TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT


NOW TO A LITTLE BOY WHO'S BECOMING A SUPERSTAR OVERNIGHT AFTER ATTENDING THE COUNTY FAIR IN PENNSYLVANIA.

HIS NAME IS NOAH--

AND IT'S HIS FIRST TIME ON TELEVISION--

TAKE A LISTEN--

Noah: it was great and apparently i've never been on live televsion before but apparently sometimes i don't watch the news because i'm a kid

WE HERE MORE FROM THE FIVE YEAR OLD INTERNET SENSATION.

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET A FREE LUNCH FROM MCDONALD'S?

FIND OUT WHAT NEW GUARANTEE THEY ARE OFFERING. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A KID SENSATION-SOTVO


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TZ5 B MCDONALD'S 60 SECOND GUARANTEE-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


KID SENSATION-2-SHOT


THE LITTLE BOY PUTTING T-V REPORTERS ON NOTICE.

HE'S BECOME AN INTERNET SENSATION AFTER STEALING THE SHOW.

AND THE MICROPHONE -- DURING AN INTERVIEW AT THE COUNTY FAIR.

ABC'S GIO BENITEZ,WENT ONE-ON-ONE WITH NOAH RITTER. Return to index of stories...


KID SENSATION-PKG


IT STARTED WITH A SIMPLE QUESTION

reporter: what did you think about the ride?

it was great, apparently, i've never been on live television before.

AND 5-YEAR-OLD NOAH RITTER WAS. APPARENTLY. ABOUT TO MAKE ONE BOMBASTIC

DEBUT WITH ABC STATION WNEP.

i don't watch the news because i'm a kid and apparently every time,

apparently grandpa gives me the remote after we watch the power ball.

RIGHT THERE AT PENNSYLVANIA'S WAYNE COUNTY FAIR. APPARENTLY - GIVING A PLAY

BY PLAY OF THE RIDES.

apparently it was spinning around and apparently you get dizzy. /

apparently i went down the super slide and when i went down, i was scared

half to death. i just freak out.

SO WORLD NEWS DROPPED IN ON HIM.

173146 GB: Did you ever expect to go to the fair and become a superstar like

you are?

Noah Ritter: No I didn't expect that

WE JOIN HIM AT HIS SANDBAR- DIGGING FOR DINOSAURS

Gio: What do you think?

Noah: I was a little embarrassed because I saw all of this stuff about my

wife.

Gio: About your wife???

Noah: About my life!!

Gio HAHA

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ALLYSON WXRATE OPEN-CLIP


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CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST


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FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

A FEW DOWNPOURS

The onshore wind flow continues today and while the rain chances are not gone, they are lower today. There could be just a passing shower from the morning through midday time frame. Then there will be scattered showers and storms in the afternoon and evening, with the bulk of that activity expected near and east of I-75.

Temperatures on Wednesday will be warmer and more seasonal than yesterday. Highs are likely to reach 93 at Fort Myers, 90 at Naples and 94 at Lehigh Acres.

Late afternoon and early evening showers and storms are expected Thursday and Friday with highs topping out in the low to mid 90s.

TROPICAL UPDATE

Tropical Storm Bertha continues to churn off the east coast of the United States but poses to threat to mainland North America.

Data shows the storm is moving northeast at 23 mph. Maximum sustained winds are down to 50 mph, and the movement of Bertha keeps it away from major land masses.

As the storm moves generally parallel with the eastern American coast it is expected to continue weakening as it advances into the northern Atlantic Ocean.

No other tropical cyclones are active in the Gulf, Caribbean or Atlantic. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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SPENDING MORE MONEY ON FOOD-2-SH


EATING OUT IS SO COMMON WE DON'T REALLY THINK ABOUT THE WORK THAT GOES INTO CREATING A FINE DINING EXPERIENCE.

BEHIND THE SCENES, MENU ENGINEERS AND CONSULTANTS PUT CAREFUL THOUGHT INTO THE WAY YOU CHOOSE WHAT FOODS YOU EAT.

ABC'S BECKY WORLEY SHOWS US SOME OF THE SNEAKIEST PSYCHOLOGICAL TRICKS RESTAURANTS USE TO MAKE YOU SPEND MORE MONEY. Return to index of stories...


SPENDING MORE MONEY ON FOOD-PKG


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NEW THIS MORNING OPEN-CLIP


NEW THIS MORNING OPEN Return to index of stories...


MCDONALD'S 60 SECOND GUARANTEE-VO


DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU'RE EATING FOR LUNCH?

MCDONALD'S RESTAURANTS HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA ARE TESTING A 60 SECOND GUARANTEE.

THIS IS ONLY FOR DRIVE THRU ORDERS DURING LUNCH.

CUSTOMERS ARE GIVEN A TIMER AFTER THEY PAID AND IF THEIR FOOD ISN'T READY IN ONE- MINUTE OR LESS THEY WILL RECEIVE A LUNCH ITEM FOR FREE ON A FUTURE VISIT.

THIS GUARANTEE ENDS ON AUGUST 29TH. Return to index of stories...


SKINNY GAP MODEL-VO


HAVE YOU HEARD OF FAT SHAMING?

NOW THERE'S SKINNY SHAMING!

IT'S ALL OVER A PICTURE GAP POSTED TO TWITTER.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

A MODEL IN A PLAID DRESS.

THE DRESS ISN'T THE PROBLEM.

IT'S THE MODEL.

TWITTER USERS THINK SHE'S TOO SKINNY.

THEY LEFT THEIR NASTY COMMENTARY OF COURSE --

SAYING THE WOMAN SHOULD HAVE A HAMBURGER.

BUT SOME USERS WERE ON HER SIDE --

SAYING SKINNY SHAMING IS AS MUCH BULLYING AS FAT SHAMING.

GAP HASN'T TAKEN THE PICTURE DOWN --

BUT DOES HAVE OTHER MODELS FEATURING THE SAME DRESS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SIX-2-SHOT


IS THE MERGER OF THE THIRD AND FOURTH LARGEST WIRELESS CARRIERS IN THE COUNTRY OFF THE TABLE?

SPRINT AND T-MOBILE HAVE BEEN WORKING ON THIS DEAL FOR MONTHS.

WE'LL TELL WHAT CAN STOP THE MERGER FROM GOING THRU.

COMCAST IS EXPANDING IT'S INTERNET SERVICE.

THEY WANT ALL FAMILIES TO STAY CONNECTED.

FIND OUT HOW MUCH THE PLAN COSTS AND HOW YOU CAN APPLY. Return to index of stories...


TZ6 A SPRINT AND TMOBILE MERGER-VO


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TZ6 B COMCAST INTERNET-VO


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FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL


AND HERE'S A FINAL CHECK OF THE MARKETS THIS MORNING-- Return to index of stories...


APPLE AND SAMSUNG TRUCE-VO


APPLE AND SAMSUNG ARE CALLING A TRUCE.

THE TWO TECH GIANTS HAVE AGREED TO DISMISS ALL PATENT DISPUTES IN COURTS IN EIGHT COUNTRIES OUTSIDE THE U-S.

BUT BOTH COMPANIES SAID THEY WILL CONTINUE WITH THE MOST HIGH PROFILE CASES TAKING PLACE HERE IN THE U.S.

SO FAR APPLE HAS WON TWO JURY VERDICTS IN THE U-S FINDING SAMSUNG COPIED FEATURES OF THE IPHONE.

BUT SAMSUNG IS APPEALING THOSE DECISIONS. Return to index of stories...


SPRINT AND TMOBILE MERGER-VO


SPRINT WILL ANNOUNCE TODAY THAT ITS MERGER WITH T-MOBILE IS OFF.

THE THIRD AND FOURTH LARGEST WIRELESS CARRIERS HAD BEEN WORKING ON A DEAL FOR MONTHS VALUED AT $31 BILLION DOLLARS.

BUT FEDERAL REGULATORS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT INCREASED CONSOLIDATION OF THE WIRELESS MARKET.

SPRINT FELT THE REGULATORY HURDLES TO A DEAL WOULD BE TOO HIGH. Return to index of stories...


COMCAST INTERNET-VO


MORE AMERICANS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET THRU COMCAST.

THE PROGRAM, "INTERNET ESSENTIALS" OFFERS LOW INCOME FAMILIES BROADBAND INTERNET FOR TEN DOLLARS A MONTH.

UNDER A BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROMOTION RUNNING FROM NOW UNTIL SEPTEMBER 20, NEW SUBSCRIBERS WILL ALSO GET SIX MONTHS OF FREE INTERNET ACCESS.

CUSTOMERS WITH AN OUTSTANDING COMCAST BALANCE CAN STILL SIGN-UP FOR THE SERVICE. Return to index of stories...


STUBHUB MUSIC APP TAKES ON LIVE NATION-TRX-VOTOPS


STUBHUB IS LAUNCHING ITS OWN MUSIC APP.

THE STUBHUB MUSIC APP EXPANDED TO MAJOR CITIES ON TUESDAY.

THE APP LAUNCHED IN SAN FRANCISCO IN JUNE.

THIS IS HOW IT WORKS ---IT SCANS YOUR MUSIC LIBRARY AND RECOMMENDS UPCOMING SHOWS BY YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS OR SIMILAR ONES.

A RADIUS DIAL ALLOWS YOU TO SET HOW FAR YOU'RE WILLING TO TRAVEL TO SEE A SHOW, UP TO 150 MILES.

THE APP IS ONLY FOR IPHONES.

IN MANY CASES, IT WILL DIRECT FANS TO STUBHUB TO BUY TICKETS THAT ARE BEING RESOLD. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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TS1) BODY FOUND NEAR I75-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW -- ABC SEVEN IS WORKING TO FIND OUT THE IDENTITY OF A BODY THAT WAS FOUND JUST OFF I-75 AT COLONIAL BOULEVARD.

A LANDSCAPING CREW FOUND THE BODY ABOUT 100 FEET FROM THE SIDE OF THE INTERSTATE ON TUESDAY

AUTHORITIES ARE CALLING THIS A DEATH INVESTIGATION --

BUT THEY WON'T SAY IF IT'S SUSPICIOUS.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS STORY AND BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


TS2) DAYS INN HOMICIDE-(2SS)-VO


U-S MARSHALS HAVE ARRESTED QUAYSHUN LEWIS FOR A MURDER OUTSIDE THE DAYS INN IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

DEPUTIES SAY HE SHOT AND KILLED LINDSEY JOE HOLLINS ON MONDAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY LEWIS FIRED UP TO SEVEN ROUNDS FROM A SEMI AUTOMATIC PISTOL INTO A CAR KILLING HOLLINS AND INJURING A WOMAN IN THE PASSENGER SEAT.

LEWIS IS EXPECTED TO BE CHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREE MURDER. Return to index of stories...


TS3) LIGHTNING VICTIM SPEAKING-SS


THE LEHIGH TEEN STRUCK BY LIGHTNING TWO WEEKS AGO IS READY TO DO AN INTERVIEW!

ZACH LATAWIEC WAS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AND DOCTORS TOLD HIS MOM HE HAD PERMANENT BRAIN DAMAGE.

THEN SUDDENLY, HE WOKE UP HIS CONDITION HAS BEEN IMPROVING EVERY DAY.

WE WILL TALK ONE ONE ONE WITH ZACH IN HIS HOSPITAL ROOM

HEAR FROM HIM, LATER TODAY ON ABC SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


TS4) REGULAR LOBSTER SEASON-VOTOPS


TODAY MARKS THE OPENING OF THE REGUALR LOBSTER SEASON.

IT WILL RUN THROUGH MARCH 31ST.

THE BAG LIMIT IS 12 PER PERSON IN FLORIDA.

AND THE CRUSTACEAN HAS TO BE 3 INCHES LONG BEFORE YOU TAKE OUT OF THE WATER. Return to index of stories...


FINAL WEATHER-WX GFX


A FEW DOWNPOURS

The onshore wind flow continues today and while the rain chances are not gone, they are lower today. There could be just a passing shower from the morning through midday time frame. Then there will be scattered showers and storms in the afternoon and evening, with the bulk of that activity expected near and east of I-75.

Temperatures on Wednesday will be warmer and more seasonal than yesterday. Highs are likely to reach 93 at Fort Myers, 90 at Naples and 94 at Lehigh Acres.

Late afternoon and early evening showers and storms are expected Thursday and Friday with highs topping out in the low to mid 90s.

TROPICAL UPDATE

Tropical Storm Bertha continues to churn off the east coast of the United States but poses to threat to mainland North America.

Data shows the storm is moving northeast at 23 mph. Maximum sustained winds are down to 50 mph, and the movement of Bertha keeps it away from major land masses.

As the storm moves generally parallel with the eastern American coast it is expected to continue weakening as it advances into the northern Atlantic Ocean.

No other tropical cyclones are active in the Gulf, Caribbean or Atlantic. Return to index of stories...


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